Sephiroth Cosplay Rises From The Flames

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This isn’t photoshop: cosplayer Leon Chiro went all out on this Sephiroth getup, sitting himself in a ring of fire to make sure everything was as evil and brooding as possible.

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The fire photos were taken by Muffin Geek Production, while the others are by EoS Andy and Tobias Schmelzer. The shoot was part of an event called Pixel Mania, held in Poland last month, and the professional fire effects were provided by Playing With Fire.

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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DISCUSSION

Still one of the best scenes in any game starring one of the best villains. Sephiroth was fu-ucked, but was very much a product of the system that made him. God now I wanna play through again.